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History and antiquities of the cathedral churches of Great Britain : illustrated with a series of highly-finished engravings, exhibiting general and particular views, ground plans, and all the architectural features and ornaments in the various styles of building used in our ecclesiastical edifices

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History and antiquities of the cathedral churches of Great Britain : illustrated with a series of highly-finished engravings, exhibiting general and particular views, ground plans, and all the architectural features and ornaments in the various styles of building used in our ecclesiastical edifices


Publication date 1814
Publisher London : Published by Rivingtons, Murray, Hatchard, Clarke, Taylor, and Sherwood, Neely, and Jones
Collection getty; americana
Digitizing sponsor Getty Research Institute
Contributor Getty Research Institute
Language English
Volume 3
Originally published in parts

Many of the plates by H.S. Storer

Plates in each volume, vol. 1: [53] leaves of plates; v. 2: [63] leaves of plates (1 folded); v. 3: [65] leaves of plates; [63] leaves of plates

Lists and dates of bishops, deans, etc. in each chapter

v. 1: St. Asaph, Bangor, Bath, Bristol, Canterbury, Carlisle; v. 2: Chester, Chichester, St. David's, Durham, Ely, Exeter, Gloucester; v. 3: Hereford, Lichfield, Lincoln, Landaff, St. Paul's, Norwich, Oxford; v. 4: Petersburgh, Rochester, Salisbury, Wells, Winchester, Worcester, York

At the end of main text and plates in vol. 4 is "An Elucidation of the principles of English Architecture", and a further 23 plates of Gothic detail

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